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Victoria Garratt has joined the Society as the new Professional Standards Manager. Victoria’s work for the Society will include overseeing the delivery and standards of the Education and Registration departments as well as taking responsibility for maintaining the Society’s accredited register for the Professional Standards Authority.
The Department of Health in England tasked NICE to develop a service delivery guideline on supportive and palliative care in adults. This will eventually replace current NICE guidelines on improving supportive and palliative care for adults with cancer, and extend the population beyond adults with cancer, to cover adults with life-limiting conditions. The consultation invited healthcare providers; commissioners and other health care professionals involved in end of life care services to comment on potential amendments.
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In November, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills produced a green paper setting out proposals to change the higher education landscape.
The aim of the green paper was to seek views on proposals to introduce a Teaching Excellence Framework that aims to: